Myoplusia Neumayr 1884 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia

Parent taxon: Malletiinae according to L. R. Cox et al. 1969

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Anthraconeilo, Arisaigia, Australoneilo, Cadomia, Carinineilo, Concavoleda, Ctenodontella, Dianucula, Dysodonta, Ekstadia, Johnmartinia, Katadesmia, Koenenia, Lapteviella, Lophoconcha, Malletia, Metapalaeoneilo, Neilo, Ningliconcha, Nuculites, Palaeoneilo, Perrisonota, Phaenodesmia, Prosoleptus, Quadratonucula, Sluha, Spathelopsis, Taimyrodon, Tindariopsis, Vnigriella, Yoldioides, Yongshengia, Zeehania

Subtaxa: Myoplusia bilunata Myoplusia contrastans

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Argentina (2 collections)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (6), France (2), Portugal (4), Spain (4)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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